Tag: Nayeli

Cantab Recap For Wednesday, February 14th, 2024

Amy: Hi Cantab! I hope you all had a lovely week (and long weekend) – we sure did! Love was in the air during our special Valentine’s Day show. The mic list was full (like our hearts) and the Odeo – the Ode Rodeo – shot an arrow of incredible poetry through the audience. On …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, November 15th, 2023

Another week, another wonderful Wednesday, Cantabbers! What a stunning show we had last week, so superb that I would categorize it as an official “Oops! All Bangers” night. We had Raechel Segal back after a short hiatus, grabbing the mic from the stand and making us laugh as usual. We had Otto Vock and Kaitie …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, July 5th, 2023

Hello, poetry friends! After a long holiday weekend, we had a somewhat small but very very mighty open mic. We continued the trend of stellar first timers, some of whom blessing us with their first on-stage readings ever! First timers included Julie, who just moved to Boston a month ago, Genie, who told of how …

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Northbeast 2023 Recap!

Hi there poets! Below is a rare weekend recap for you all. But not just any weekend, no, this was an extravagant, artistic, joyous occasion: the 2023 NorthBeast Regional Slam! Saturday began with excitement, coffee runs, and rehearsing as poets from slam teams all over the Northeast filed in to the Cambridge Foundry. We had …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, May 31th, 2023

Happy Cantab Wednesday once again! Last week was once again a spectacular, high-energy night, with the fullest of full open mic and the fullest of full hearts. The energy in the basement was already high after a fantastic workshop from the great Alex Kist that challenged the way we think about vocabulary. During our open …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, January 18th, 2023

After a long, snowy weekend, Cantabbers reconvened once again for a great Wednesday full of poems! There were a considerable amount of new faces on the open mic, and highlights included Jarvis’ stirring ode to the history of their body, Danny Riordan’s immediate response poem to Jarvis, and March Penn’s excellently-titled “Do I Have Imaginary …

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Cantab Recap For Wednesday, January 4th, 2023

Happy New Year from everyone at the Cantab! We kicked off January with a completely full open mic and star-studded waitlist. Hosts Jimmy, Nayeli, and Dawn brought both raucous AND wistful vibes to the stage while introducing the first batch of poets of 2023. It was bars after bars after BARS at the mic, with …

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